Simmarasi (transl. Leo) is a 1998 Tamil drama film directed and written by Erode Soundar. The film features Sarathkumar and Kushboo in lead roles whilst Kanaka, Manorama, Anandaraj, and Vineeth play supporting roles. The film was one among 1998 Deepavali releases and opened in October to positive reviews. Sarathkumar bagged the Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Actor.
|Directed by||Erode Soundar|
|Produced by||R. B. Choudary|
|Screenplay by||Erode Soundar|
|Story by||Erode Soundar|
|Music by||S. A. Rajkumar|
|Edited by||V. Jaishankar|
A man named Manickavasagam (Sarathkumar) happens to stop a caste fight in a village. The villagers ask him to remain and help with their conflicts, thus inciting the wrath of Maragatham (Anandaraj). Maragatham is the biggest badman in the village, and he even killed his own brother for marrying into a different caste. Manickavasagam's son Kathir (Vineeth) wants to build a factory, which Manickavasagam will not allow. This makes Kathir ally with Maragatham.
- Sarathkumar as Manickavasagam
- Kushboo as Sivagami, Manickavasagam's wife
- Kanaka as Lakshmi
- Manorama as Manickavasagam's mother
- Anandaraj as Maragatham
- Vineeth as Kathir, Lakshmi's son
- Ponnambalam as Police Inspector
- Thalaivasal Vijay as Lakshmi's husband
- Fathima Babu as Maragatham's wife
- Easwari Rao as Rasathi
- R. Sundarrajan
- Bala Singh
- Thalapathy Dinesh
The film's soundtrack and background score was composed by musician, S. A. Rajkumar.
|Soundtrack album by|
|Producer||S. A. Rajkumar|
|S. A. Rajkumar chronology|
|1.||"Thaayae Thirisooli"||S. A. Rajkumar||Krishnaraj, S. A. Rajkumar||6:09|
|2.||"Vanathu Nilaveduthu"||Kalai Kumar||P. Unni Krishnan, Swarnalatha||4:16|
|3.||"Kumbakonam Santhayile"||Vasan||Arun Mozhi, Sujatha||4:30|
|4.||"Paru Thambi Paru"||Erode Soundar||Mano||4:02|
|5.||"Pacha Manna Thottu"||Mu Metha||Mano, Sujatha||4:05|
- "Simma Rasi: Movie Review". Indolink Tamil. Archived from the original on 9 June 2012. Retrieved 10 December 2011.
- "Find Tamil Movie Simmarasi". Jointscene. Archived from the original on 25 December 2011. Retrieved 10 December 2011.
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